Dental Records

Mosman Village Dentistry is committed to ensuring the privacy and confidentiality of all personal information affiliated with Mosman Village Dentistry’s business undertakings.
We follow the terms and conditions of privacy and confidentiality in accordance to the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) as per schedule 1 of the Privacy Amendment Act 2012 (Cth), forming part of the Privacy Act 1988 (‘the Act’).

As a part of our commitment to providing quality dental care it is necessary to collect and maintain information pertaining to your health.

The information we collect (dental record) may include:

  • Personal details (name, address, email address, phone number, date of birth)
  • Medical history
  • Family history
  • Current lifestyle
  • Notes made during dental consultations and procedures
  • Referrals to other health service providers
  • Results and reports received from (or sent to) other health service providers

Mosman Village Dentistry store and retain your dental records in electronic file which is transferred onto a domestic server. Your dental record is handled with complete professional confidentiality. We have strict secure storage policies in our practice and safety measures are in place to prevent any unlawful access to our electronic records. These records are accessible only by staff of our practice and each member of staff have security password. Each staff member is well versed with the principles and ethics associated with dentist – patient confidentiality.


Our Internet Website

This website can be viewed without providing personal information. If you volunteer to provide your name, email address and phone number, your personal information will be used by Mosman Village Dentistry for the sole purpose of returning your request regarding a dental appointment and/or dental related questions. We will not share, sell or distribute your personal information to third parties unless we are required by law to disclose information in exceptional circumstances.

When you use a link from Mosman Village Dentistry’s website to the websites of third parties, those websites are not subject to our privacy policy. Those third parties are responsible for informing you of their own privacy policies.

Our website uses Google Analytics to help us understand website traffic and web page usage. Google Analytics does not identify individual users or associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Google analytics uses “cookies” which are text files placed on computers to help the website analyse how users use this site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be stored by Google in the United States. Google will use this data for the purpose of evaluating your use of this website in the manner described in Google’s Privacy Policy. You may refuse the use of Google Analytics and cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

If you have any questions regarding our Privacy Policy or would like more information about the way we manage your personal information, please contact us.